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March 21, 2007
National Stationery Show To Feature Acclaimed Invitation Designer Anna Griffin

Industry icon Anna Griffin will discuss her rise to success - from hand-crafting one-of-a-kind wedding and event invitations to establishing internationally-recognized Anna Griffin, Incorporated - during a keynote breakfast at the National Stationery Show, on... more »

March 21, 2007
Retailers, Credit Card Companies Quibble Over Footing the Bill

Retailers and credit card companies normally love each other. In fact, it's no exaggeration to say that they can't live without each other. Except on Capitol Hill.Here, retailers are lobbying intensively to try to persuade... more »

March 21, 2007
Store Owners Could Face Criminal Charges For Fake Bags

Three stores police say sold fake designer bags are in trouble. Thousands of dollars in merchandise and profits were confiscated, and owners may face charges. State Police are sorting through fake Chanel and Prada bags,... more »

March 20, 2007
Candle Warmers Etc. announces the introduction of the new Signature Lamp

Layton, UT - Candle Warmers Etc., creator of the Original Candle Warmer and industry leader in scented candle technology, announces the introduction of the new Signature Lamp. Company President, Bart Kennington, stated: "the Lamp will... more »

March 20, 2007
GLM Names Boyle As Divisional Manager For The San Francisco International Gift Fair

White Plains, NY - George Little Management LLC (GLM) has announced the appointment of Kippy Boyle as divisional manager for the San Francisco International Gift Fair. In this role, she will be responsible for the... more »

March 20, 2007
Consumers Eager for Spring as Easter Spending Increases; Spending expected to reach $14 billion

Washington, DC - After a long, cold winter for most of the country, consumers are eager to celebrate Easter with their family and friends, according to NRF’s 2007 Easter Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey. This... more »

March 20, 2007
AmericasMart Becomes New Home For Luxury as Atlanta International Fine Linen & Home Textiles Market Debuts in March 2007

Atlanta - For March 2007, the Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market took on a compelling new look and feel with five distinctive product collections which were presented in tandem with the Atlanta... more »

March 20, 2007
New Penny and Braid Combination Rugs; Another new and innovative rug design from Homespice Decor

March 2007 - Homespice Decor has introduced its second new and innovative rug design for 2007. The new Penny and Braid Combination rugs feature two of Homespice Decor's most popular rug designs, the penny rug... more »

March 20, 2007
Airport boss wants more retail sales in terminal; Smith says vendor monopoly stifles purchases by fliers

People at Cleveland's airport spend a lot less on food, drink and gifts than people at the nation's other airports, and airport Director Ricky Smith blames contracts that give one company a monopoly.Smith said Monday... more »

March 20, 2007
MOTIF-ated for Success

Steve Lora and John Perez opened MOTIF Modern Living just over a year ago, and though they're not willing to disclose hard numbers, they're also not too shy to brag that they're raking it in.... more »

March 20, 2007
Couple wears many hats

There's a quaint and historic building at the corner of Somerset Avenue (a k.a. Route 138) and Center Street in Dighton - the town's single busiest intersection - hat in the 1770s was known as... more »

March 19, 2007
Los Angeles Fashion Market Set to Debut in Just Four Days

LOS ANGELES - Thousands of buyers eager to view the latest trends for Fall 2007 will visit the California Market Center from March 23-27 for one of the most highly anticipated fashion events of the... more »

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